Friday, 30 May 2014

Jimmy Iovine Leaves Interscope Records

Jimmy Iovine Leaves Interscope Records

John Janick to succeed Jimmy Iovine as Chairman, CEO of Interscope Records.

Right as Apple confirmed the official purchase of Beats By Dre on Wednesday, Interscope's Jimmy Iovine announced that he would be stepping down from the label. Iovine has served as Chairman and CEO of Interscope for the past 25 years, and will leave his duties behind to 36 year old John Janick.

Kanye West Bans Kim From Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have been married less than a week and he’s already laying down the law when it comes to his new wife’s career. has learned that the rapper has refused to allow his reality star bride to film a Keeping Up With The Kardashians spin-off with her sister, Khloé, — and momager Kris Jenner is not happy.

Boko Haram kidnaps two prominent Emirs

The extremist Boko Haram sect has kidnapped two first class traditional rulers in Borno state – the Emir of Uba, Ismaila Mamza and the Emir of Gwoza, Idrisa Timta, security officials aware of the incidence have told PREMIUM TIMES.

Sisters gang raped by police in India and left to hang

Sisters gang raped by police in India and left to hang
A group of men, including at least two police officers, raped two teenage sisters and strung their bodies from a mango tree, Indian officials confirmed.
Four of the alleged culprits have been arrested – but police are still searching for three others.
The girls, aged 14 and 15, were found hours after they had gone into the fields behind their home in Katra, Uttar Pradesh, to use the toilet.

Aturu, others against religious organisations paying taxes

In the file: Worshippers pray into the New Year at the Redemption Camp
Some prominent lawyers in Lagos on Thursday kicked against the payment of taxes by religious organisations in the country.
Delegates at the ongoing National Conference in Abuja had on Wednesday voted in support of taxing both churches and mosques.

Super Eagles land in USA

Nigeria's Super Eagles landed in the USA on the final leg of their pre-World Cup camping on Thursday evening.

The team left London the morning after their 2-2 draw against Scotland and will begin preparations for their June 3 meeting against Greece immediately.

Team officials say training will hold on Friday morning at the Lincoln Financial Field.

Stephen Keshi's squad of 30 is expected to be cut to the final 23 on June 2, in time to meet the Fifa deadline.

Clippers Sold To Former Microsoft Exec For $2 Billion?

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has apparently won the bidding war Thursday for the Los Angeles Clippers with a staggering $2 billion offer for the NBA franchise, according to the L.A. Times.

The frenzied battle to get the team from Sterling drove the franchise’s price sky high for a team that Forbes estimated was worth at $575 million back in January.

Former Governor of Oyo State,Rasheed Ladoja, Loses son in road accident

Adebola Ladoja died this past  Thursday in a ghastly accident on the Eko Bridge,Lagos.

He was driving a Golf saloon car and was said to be on his way to Lagos Island when a Daf truck rammed into his car.The driver of the truck was said to be on top speed,and lost control of his vehicle, ramming into the median of the bridge, before crashing into the deceased’s car.

An eye witness said “It took several hours before the victim could be rescued from the wreckage of the vehicle. He was trapped behind the wheels with blood gushing out of his head.”

FG releases Rivers’ aircraft as Jonathan’s friends woo Amaechi

A major political drama in the nation’s political landscape began to unfold yesterday with the revelation that close associates of President Goodluck Jonathan had advanced moves to woo Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State back to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Teenager admits killing his mum and dad because they confiscated his iPod

A teenager has admitted killing his mum and dad because they confiscated his iPod.

Sixteen-year-old Vincent Parker admitted launching the vicious attacks on his parents a week before Christmas, because he was sick of them handing out punishments like taking his MP3 player away.